News and Updates

Luckury, Robert (3/21/2002)

BRADFORD — Robert Luckury, 54, of Dunfield Road, died Thursday at his home. He was born in Manchester, the son of Michael and Florence (Hunkins) Luckury. He was raised in Claremont and lived in Bradford for the past 22 years. He attended school in Claremont and graduated from Stevens High School in 1965, Dartmouth College in 1969, and Thayer School of Engineering in 1972. Luckury served with the U.S. Army from 1969 to 1972. He worked as a mechanical engineer for Turner Group in Concord and Dufresne-Henry Inc. in Springfield, Vt., for the past eight years.

Vasta, Ross (7/23/2000)

Ross F. Vasta, distinguished Teaching Professor at the State University of New York at Brockport, died on July 23, 2000 at the age of 52. Ross presented at several ABA conferences, although in recent years, he was more likely to be spotted at SRCD, APA or APS. While he taught behavioral courses at Brockport, he was primarily a developmental psychologist, and that is where most of his research was focused.

Nugent, Stephen Kent (8/3/1999)

DR. STEPHEN NUGENT, 52, Zionsville, a retired pediatric physician, died August 3, 1999.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Aug. 7 in Zionsville Presbyterian Church.

Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Aug 6 in Flanner & Buchanan Zionsville Mortuary.

Burial will be private.

Dr. Nugent was director of the Methodist Hospital pediatric intensive care unit, which he founded,for 13 years, retiring in 1993.

He was a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Society of Critical Care Medicine and Alpha Omega Alpha honorary fraternity.

Penney, John Bradbury (1/31/1999)

Jack Penney died on January 31, 1999, at his home, of a heart attack. He leaves his wife Anne and two children, Jessica and Ellen. He was in the Band at Dartmouth. His home address is given by the College as 20 Chestnut Street, #3, Boston 02108-3602. Phone number is unlisted. According to my Dartmouth database, he was a doctor and had been employed by the Mass General Hospital. The notice from Dartmouth mentions the source of the information as the Boston Globe, February 5, 1999.

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Wetmiller, David Richard (7/20/1998)

David Richard Wetmiller died on July 20, at home. He leaves his wife Amy Navity, and sons Jonathan and Timothy. They live at 4429 Linwood Court, #12, Indianapolis, IN46201, phone (317) 375-0024. David was a member of the DOC, the band, and the Dartmouth Christian Fellowship. According to the Aegis, he was a history major. The Class extends its sympathy to David’s family.

Dickgiesser, Robert Winton (9/25/1997)

Robert W. Dickgiesser died unexpectedly in his sleep on September 19, 1997, at his home in Woodbridge, Conn. Bob majored in engineering sciences at Dartmouth and graduated from the Thayer School of Engineering in 1970. He was president of Charles J. Dickgiesser Co. of Derby since 1972. While at Dartmouth Bob was active in the Conservative Union, Republicans at Dartmouth, the Outing Club, the Chess Club, and the Dartmouth Society of Engineers and was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity. His level of activity did not diminish after graduation.